Cheap and easy: the $5 lunch

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Ignite offers a selection of $5 lunches, Monday-Friday

 

MANCHESTER, NH –  Your lunch doesn’t have to be a budget-buster, boring or chained to your desk. These $5 lunches will get you out of the office and keep your midday meals quick and cheap, leaving you satisfied you got a good deal.

COMFORT FOOD

N’awlins Grille serves a bunch of $5 Creole lunch specials, Monday-Friday , 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Check out the Muffaletta, red beans & rice, Jambalaya, pulled pork sammie and pulled chicken tacos.

N'awlins Grille pulled chicken tacos
Nawlins Grille pulled chicken tacos

Milly’s Tavern switches up their offers a special $5 lunch menu weekly. Served Monday-Friday from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Call for details.

Ignite offers $5 Lunches, Monday-Friday and the menu includes shepherd’s pie, chicken pot pie, meatloaf, pan-seared Tilapia and soup & grilled cheese sandwich.

Firefly has a huge $5 lunch menu, offered Monday- Friday. Check out the orecchiette baked mac and cheese, the ultimate BLT, ham and Swiss melt, a Sloppy Joe and grilled chicken Caesar wrap. Sandwiches served with house made chips.

Joker’s Bistro is serving up comfort at lunch with several $5 options, like chicken pot pie, Panko and herb crusted Tilapia, open face meatloaf sandwich, and shepherd’s pie.

Firefly's baked mac & cheese
Baked mac & cheese at Firefly

BURGERS, SUBS AND SUCH

Simons Pizza and Roast Beef– offers up a menu of burgers named after New England states. There’s the Vermont, crowned with cheese ($4.95), Maine with a thick slice of onion ($4.95) and the Rhode Island – plain, no nonsense ($4.75). Sides extra.

Belmont Hall has a good sandwich menu, all served on fresh baked bread, (gluten free is available) look for roasted chicken, carved daily ($4.69), meatloaf ($4.99), pulled pork ($4.99) or a Western ($4.49). Sides extra.

Pizza Express 2 offers a 5oz. hot roast beef sandwich ($4.95), cheese burger ($4.95) and grilled chicken sandwich ($4.95). Sides extra.

Pappy’s Pizza The menu here offers a variety of burgers ($3.50-$4.95), and a bacon cheese dog ($3.50) or a grilled cheese and tomato ($3.95). Sides extra.

Jimmy’s House of Pizza this West side institution offers 8” subs ($5), including meatball, sausage, ham & cheese, roast beef, cheeseburger, tuna, veal parm and cheeseburger. Cash only.jimmys

Golden Rod has an extensive menu of sandwiches and burgers for under $5. Check out the chili dog ($2.75), double cheeseburger ($4.39) Western or Eastern sandwiches ($3.29) and Greek salad ($4.49).

Souvlaki Pizza Here all of the small subs are under $5, Check out the steak and cheese ($4.55), the grilled chicken ($4.75), or hot pastrami ($4.40). Also, large Greek salad ($5).

Julien’s Corner Kitchen Not just for breakfast, they serve a BLT ($4.50), 6oz hamburger ($4.95), grilled ham & cheese ($4.50), Western sandwich ($4.75) and a Texas grilled cheese ($3.75).  All served with choice of sides.

The Dug Out this new downtown sports bar serves up a fast BLT with fries ($4.99)

GRAB A SLICE

Alley Cat grab a slice of cheese $2.05), one topping ($2.35) or specialty ($2.65)

Sal’s Pizza Here a slice of pizza here is a quarter of an XL pizza, 3lb pizza. Available in cheese ($3.49) to 3+ toppings ($4.99), a slice is a meal.

Hot Stone Pizzeria grab two slices (cheese or pepperoni) with a 20oz drink ($4.99)

CHINESE

China Wind offers a special lunch combo plate ($4.75) that varies weekly. The plate comes with pork fried rice, soup and an egg roll. Call for details.

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Great Wall on Amory Street

Great Wall rumor has it this West side take out spot has fantastic, daily super specials that can’t be beat and fall under $5. Unfortunatley, no website for details. Call 603-623-5099

New Wa Toy offers lunch combo specials available Monday through Saturday. Look for pork egg foo young with pork fried rice ($4.60) and subgum pork chow mein, boneless spareribs and pork fried rice ($4.85).

Aloha serves lunch specials Monday through Saturday, like pork chop suey ($4.95), pork fried rice ($4.50) or chicken chow mein ($4.75).

Yee Dynasty serves lunch combo specials Monday through Saturday combo. Look for pork chow mein, pork fried rice and egg roll ($4.75), and egg foo young, pork fried rice and egg roll ($4.75)

Heng Won lunch combo specials served all day, seven days a week. Look for pork chow mein, chicken fingers, pork fried rice ($5), and egg foo young, boneless spareribs, pork fried rice ($5)

DINER FARE

Margie’s Dream Diner this Hayward Street spot serves poutine ($4.99), BLT with homemade potato chips ($4.79) or two hot dogs on a grilled roll with hand cut fries ($4.99).

Red Arrow two eggs with pan fries ($3.99), plus a selection of sandwiches –  like grilled cheese with ham ($4.99), a Western ($3.99) or chicken salad ($4.25).